Recent presentations and papers include:
“Language Lab Design for Technophiles and Technophobes,” presented with Gene Rohrbaugh at the National TESOL Conference, San Antonio Texas, April 2005.
“Second Language Acquisition: What Works and What Doesn’t Work” Fulbright Senior Specialist workshop  University of Veracruz, Mexico, four week seminars with university faculty from five campus  locations, June and July 2004.
“Cultural Contexts for Critical Thinking in Second Language Acquisition,” plenary speaker at MEXTESOL National Conference, Monterrey, Mexico, October 2002.    Also presented at PROULEX Language Conference as a plenary speaker, Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico February, 2003. 
“Sneak Preview: Language Teaching as Subject in American Film,” presented at the MEXTESOL National Conference, Puebla, Mexico, October 2001; subsequently published in MEXTESOL Journal, Vol. 8, Summer 2004, 46-58.  Also presented at the conference on Language: Mirror of Society, sponsored by the Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico, July 2002.
“Pedagogy Is Political: Language Teaching in Film 1956-2000,” presented at the North American Christian Foreign Language Association, April 2001.
Linda Parkyn
Professor of Spanish
Office: Carlson Tower, 4th floor
Phone: +1-773-244-5210
Fax: +1-773-244-5243
Spanish Resource Page
Spanish Resource Page